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Azide radical

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Gas phase ion energetics data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
LBLHLM - Sharon G. Lias, John E. Bartmess, Joel F. Liebman, John L. Holmes, Rhoda D. Levin, and W. Gary Mallard
B - John E. Bartmess

View reactions leading to N3+ (ion structure unspecified)

Electron affinity determinations

EA (eV) Method Reference Comment
2.680 ± 0.030LPESYang, Kiran, et al., 2004B
2.762 ± 0.043LPDIllenberger, Comita, et al., 1985B
2.69 ± 0.12LPDJackson, Pellerite, et al., 1981B
>2.53997LPESEngleking and Lineberger, 1976B
3.12 ± 0.30R-AFranklin, Dibeler, et al., 1958From MeN3 and HN3; B

Ionization energy determinations

IE (eV) Method Reference Comment
11.06 ± 0.01PEDyke, Jonathan, et al., 1982LBLHLM
11.27 ± 0.39DERDyke, Jonathan, et al., 1982LBLHLM


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Yang, Kiran, et al., 2004
Yang, X.; Kiran, B.; Wang, X.B.; Wang, L.S.; Mucha, M.; Jungwirth, P., Solvation of the azide anion (N-3(-)) in water clusters and aqueous interfaces: A combined investigation by photoelectron spectroscopy, density functional calculations, and molecular dynamic, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2004, 108, 39, 7820-7826, https://doi.org/10.1021/jp0496396 . [all data]

Illenberger, Comita, et al., 1985
Illenberger, E.; Comita, P.; Brauman, J.I.; Fenzlaff, H.-P.; Heni, M.; Heinrich, N.; Koch, W.; Frenking, G., Experimental and theoretical investigation of the azide anion (N3-) in the gas phase, Ber. Bunsen-Ges. Phys. Chem., 1985, 89, 1026. [all data]

Jackson, Pellerite, et al., 1981
Jackson, R.L.; Pellerite, M.J.; Brauman, J.I., Photodetachment of the azide ion in the gas phase. Electron affinity of the azide radical, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1981, 103, 1802. [all data]

Engleking and Lineberger, 1976
Engleking, P.C.; Lineberger, W.C., Laser photoelectron spectrometry of NH-: Electron affinity and intercombination energy difference in NH, J. Chem. Phys., 1976, 65, 4323. [all data]

Franklin, Dibeler, et al., 1958
Franklin, J.L.; Dibeler, V.H.; Reese, R.M.; Krauss, M., Ionization and dissociation of hydrazoic acid and methyl azide by electron impact, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1958, 80, 298. [all data]

Dyke, Jonathan, et al., 1982
Dyke, J.M.; Jonathan, N.B.H.; Lewis, A.E.; Morris, A., Vacuum ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy oftransient species. Part 15. The N3(X2«pi») radical, Mol. Phys., 1982, 47, 1231. [all data]


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